De-Militarize the Police

Donald Trump has just undone limitations on a program that unloads old war weaponry on domestic police departments.

Please sign this petition to the U.S. Congress:

It's time to stop allowing presidents to make and unmake the law on police weaponry. Congress must ban the provision of any weapons of war or war training to police.



126-150 of 16981 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16856 1 year ago Mitchell Dormont Monroe Township, NJ
16855 1 year ago Richard Ward Phoenix, AZ
16854 1 year ago Steve Wolfe Venice, FL
16853 1 year ago Sam Poikail Silver Spring, MD
16852 1 year ago Michelle Sankari Spokane, WA
16851 1 year ago Libby Haycock Shirley, MA
16850 1 year ago Anonymous Indio, CA
16849 1 year ago Diana Henderson San Diego, CA The police are in existence to serve and protect the citizenry. Militarization of these departments is an implicit declaration of war on Americans. When our officers dress up in the military gear, u...
16848 1 year ago Andrea Logan Saint Charles, IL
16847 1 year ago Jeanne Angier San Francisco, CA
16846 1 year ago diane horner mamaroneck, NY
16845 1 year ago diane horner mamaroneck, NY
16844 1 year ago B Post Corrales, NM
16843 1 year ago Patricia Pratt Brattleboro, VT He doesn't know nothing. He belled up on three of businesses. He sure can't run this country. Somebody should do something about him. We need Bernie. %hat so called special group should should be ...
16842 1 year ago Amber Ouellet Sullivan, ME
16841 1 year ago Anonymous lakewood, CO
16840 1 year ago Lauren Davis Northfield, MN Police are officers of the peace, and peace doesn't come through war like weapons.
16839 1 year ago Francisco J. Velez Bronxville, NY
16838 1 year ago ian lin chino hills , CA
16837 1 year ago Dennise Dambrackas Denver, CO
16836 1 year ago Jo Garrett Madison, WI
16835 1 year ago Glen Anderson Lacey, WA Militarizing the police DESTROYS PUBLIC TRUST in law enforcement agencies and DESTROYS DEMOCRACY.
16834 1 year ago Nadine Mungai Naperville, IL Weapons of war have no place in municipalities. War training for municipal police must be prohibited.
16833 1 year ago Anonymous Austin, TX
16832 1 year ago Shannon Kemena Elk Grove, CA
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Background:
> Hank Johnson, The Guardian: President Trump Is Giving Police Forces Weapons of War. This Is Dangerous.
> White House: Executive Order
> Tennessean: Jeff Sessions in Nashville outlines plan to send surplus military weapons, equipment to local police
> Washington Post: 5 countries where most police officers do not carry firearms — and it works well
> Deadly Exchange